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Curriculum Supported Visits

Schedule a Visit

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Download a PDF form here for a 6th Grade Curriculum Supported Visit at the Legion of Honor.

 

Questions? Email schooltours@famsf.org or call 415.750.7696.

Curriculum supported visits engage students in close-looking, art-making and writing exercises based on the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions.

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Temporary Exhibition School Programs

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

At the de Young

Keith Haring: The Political Line
November 8, 2014–February 8, 2015

Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleies in Scotland
March 7, 2015–May 31, 2015

J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free
June 20, 2015–September 20, 2015

At the Legion of Honor

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House
October 18, 2014–January 18, 2015

High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection
March 14, 2015–July 19, 2015

Contact

Questions? Email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

The Fine Arts Museums provides special exhibition programming exclusively for school groups.

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Curriculum Resources for Educators

Schedule a Visit to the Resource Center for Education

The Resource Center for Education at the de Young Museum is open to educators and museum visitors with an interest in arts education. The center offers visitors an opportunity to plan museum visits, create classroom activities, or use the Museums' resources of touching-objects, books, videos and Art Trunks.

To make an appointment to visit the Resource Center for Educators, please email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

The Education department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provides a rich and varied array of resources for educators to implement in the classroom. Teachers Guides can be used both in the classroom to prepare students for their visit to the Museums as well as to conduct in-gallery lessons, while Get Smart with Art materials can be downloaded and applied in the classroom setting.

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Resources for Educators

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The Education Department at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco provide a wide variety of resources, events and written materials for educators planning visits to the Museums with their students. Below you will find rich source material with which to prepare yourself and your students to visit the Museums, including teacher workshops, special events, temporary exhibition resources and much more.

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Temporary Exhibition Resources for Educators

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

At the de Young

Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George
February 15, 2014–May 11, 2014 

The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress, 1933-1936
February 1, 2014–June 8, 2014

Lines on the Horizon: Native American Art from the Weisel Family Collection
May 3, 2014–January 4, 2015

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection
June 7, 2014–October 12, 2014

Keith Haring: The Political Line
November 8, 2014–February 8, 2015

At the Legion of Honor

Matisse from SFMOMA
November 9, 2013–September 7, 2014

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art
March 29, 2014–August 3, 2014

Masters of Fire: The Copper Age in the Holy Land
June 28, 2014–January 4, 2015

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House  
October 18, 2014–January 18, 2015

Contact

Questions? Email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

Below you will find resources and curriculae specially crafted for the Museums' temporary exhibtions. These special exhibition resources include study images and themes, pre-visit activities, lesson plans and more all in alignment with California State Standards.

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Workshops for Educators

Schedule a Teacher Workshop

Make a reservation by downloading the workshop Reservation Form, available for download on each event page.

Complete this form and return it to the enclosed address with a check for the appropriate deposit amount.

Contact

Questions? Email ejennings@famsf.org or call 415.750.3522.

Throughout the year, the Education department hosts a series of special events, workshops, and open houses for educators.

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Poets in the Galleries

Schedule a Visit

Questions? Email schooltours@famsf.org or call 415.750.7696.

Devorah Major, poet and teacher, and other Bay Area poets lead classes through two 90-minute sessions at the de Young and the Legion of Honor. Students participate in a variety of writing excercises designed to raise their awareness of the art objects they are viewing and to sharpen their ability to use language effectively to interpret what they are seeing and experiencing around them.

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 Poets in the Galleries is made possible with support from the Elios Charitable Foundation and The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation.

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